Romanian Tour before the European Conference -organized by PTP Roman-
1st day (23rd of May): Arriving in Bucharest. Afternoon walking City Tour that will include: Calea Victoriei (major avenue of past & present Bucharest), Piata Revolutiei (with short story from Andrei about Romanian Revolution), Old City Center (a mix of old buildings and new cafés & terraces), The Palace of the Parliament (the biggest building in the world after the Pentagon) and many others. Accommodation in Bucharest.
2nd day (24th of May): Leaving Bucharest for Sibiu. On our way we will follow the road called Transfagarasanul (photo) which Top Gear’s host, Jeremy Clarkson, so kindly called it as “the best road in the world” because of its breathtaking views. In Sibiu we will have lunch and we’ll take a walk in the old city center. Later in the afternoon we leave for Bran where will have our accommodation.
3rd day (25th of May): In the morning we will visit Bran Castle, also known as “Dracula Castle”. We leave Bran for Brasov where we will visit the Black Church (A Gothic Cathedral built by the German community in the 14th century). We will then take a walk in the old city and serve lunch in Piata Sfatului (photo). We continue our journey and try to reach Sighisoara in daylight. Sighişoara is considered to be one of the most beautiful and well preserved inhabited citadels in Europe with an authentic medieval architecture. Accommodation in Sighisoara.
4th day (26th of May): We leave Sighisoara and in our way to Piatra Neamt we cross again the Carpathians Mountains through Bicaz Canyon and probably stop at Izvorul Muntelui for a short cruise on the lake (photo). Lunch will be served in Piatra Neamt. We will visit in the afternoon Agapia Monastery and Neamt Fortress. Dinner and accommodation in Roman.
5th day (27th of May): Free day in Roman, the town where our PTP Chapter has its office. If you want, you have the chance to meet our young members (photo) and attend some volunteering activity. (More details will be available soon)
6th day (28th of May): We leave Roman and we will arrive during afternoon in the Delta Danube probably at Wels Hotel, where we could rest for the rest of the afternoon in the nature or at the swimming pool.
7th day (29th of May): The Danube Delta is the best preserved of Europe's deltas. It has a highly diverse flora and fauna, unique in Europe, with numerous rare species. This is why in this day, those who want, can take part at a boat excursion to explore de beauty of this amazing place.
8th day (30th of May): We say “Good Bye!” to the Delta and head for Varna. We will stop at Histria (photo). Histria is the oldest town known to be built in present Romania. It was raised by Greek people in the 7th century BC. We will probably stop for lunch and a short walk in Constanta (Romania’s most important city at the Black Sea). We will arrive in Varna late in the afternoon.
Total travel cost: 310 euro/person Other important facts: What is included: - private transport throughout the entire trip - 7 nights’ accommodation in double rooms in 3* or 4* hotels with breakfast included - Andrei Corduneanu (PTP Roman) will be your companion What is not included: - entrance fees - lunch & dinner - boat excursion in the Danube Delta (price will be calculated according to the number of persons interested to join
- the minimum number of persons needed: 5 - for those who want single rooms there is an extra fee of 140 euro - in Roman, we can provide homestay instead of hotel accommodation. And because the homestay fee is smaller than the hotel, those who will apply for homestay get a 15 euro discount - for any further information or special requests please contact Andrei Corduneanu (president of Roman Chapter) at firstname.lastname@example.org